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Richard Surgett Chief Operating Officer and Head of Slater Gordon Solutions

Experience Profile

Richard is Chief Operating Officer and Head of Slater Gordon Solutions.

His background is in management consultancy and operations management and he is widely recognised as a business transformation leader and change management specialist. He has operated at executive board level for the past 20 years, creating genuine and sustainable step changes in business performance through innovative cross-functional business transformation programmes that align business processes, organisational structures and technology.

Richard has worked extensively in professional services but also in financial services, media, retail and energy sectors across Europe, the US and Middle East.

He was Chief Operating Officer of Lambert Smith Hampton, one of the UK's largest property services businesses. Prior to this he held senior roles at Ernst and Young and Price Waterhouse as an independent board adviser.


  • Change management
  • Business transformation
  • Business strategy
  • Management consulting

Career history

  • Since 2015: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2010-2013: Lambert Smith Hampton
  • 2000-2010: RSA Consulting